Dr. Walter Ho earned his Master and PhD degree in Sydney University with physical education as his major study. His research interests focus on sport sociology, comparative education, curriculum development and pedagogical study. One of his publications in 2009 tried to capture the development of physical education from social perspective.
Walter had about ten years of work as physical education teacher in primary and secondary schools. He also served in the Sport Development Board and Curriculum Development Institute in Hong Kong from 1995 to 2002. While he worked in these offices, he managed different projects such as the GO!Sport Program, Fitness Award Scheme for school children, curriculum development of Wushu and kept-in-charge of the Learning to Learn curriculum reform works in physical education.
Walter has served as the President of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES) and Vice-President in education of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) from 2009 to 2016. Walter actively involves in various developmental projects that cover areas in pedagogical study in physical education, quality works for physical education, fitness and health development of students, academic programs in university and sports education.
Currently he is involved in the research project on Quality Physical Education and Active Kid Movement. He also keeps in-charge of the Active 123 project for Macau primary and secondary school students and the training program for School Leisure Activities Specialists in Macau SAR.
Dr. Ho loves sport. He played squash, fencing, badminton, canoeing and many other games. An evening running is the activity that he enjoys and heaven to him.